[Ads-l] batshit

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Dec 11 23:01:25 EST 2016

On Sun, Dec 11, 2016 at 9:03 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> I have also encountered "bullshit" in the meaning of "crazy," but only
> since the 1970s.
> The 1950 "bat shit" strikes me as unidiomatic and very odd.

The comic-strip character, Batson D. Belfry.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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